Engine-Codes - Buick - P0961 BUICK

P0961 BUICK - Line Pressure Control Solenoid System Performance

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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P0961 BUICK Possible Causes

  • Faulty Control Solenoid Valve Assembly
  • Control Solenoid Valve Assembly harness is open or shorted
  • Control Solenoid Valve Assembly circuit poor electrical connection

How do I fix code P0961 BUICK?

Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

Cost of diagnosing the P0961 BUICK code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0961 BUICK code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

P0961 BUICK Meaning

The line Pressure Control (PC) solenoid is part of the control solenoid (w/body and TCM) valve assembly and is not serviced separately. The line PC solenoid regulates the transmission fluid pressure. The Transmission Control Module (TCM) varies the current to normally high line PC solenoid valve from 0.1 amp for maximum line pressure, to 1.1 amps for minimum line pressure.

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